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AROUND TOWN

WHO MONITORS CITY CONTRACTORS?

The city of Pleasanton contracts with several contractors to provide city services to the residents of Pleasanton. The focus...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 16, 2014 at 11:19 am | 13 comments | 427 Views

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CITY OF PLEASANTON BALANCE SHEET

The City's Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (CAFR) that is prepared annually as of June 30TH. every year is posted to...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Aug 21, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS STARTING THE SCHOOL YEAR IS MISMANAGEMENT

Inserting substitute teachers to start the school year at Walnut Grove is mismanagement. I subscribe to PUSD email for...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Aug. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 903 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WOMEN ARE SMARTER THAN MEN

If men could get pregnant it would be a different world. I do not remember where I heard that statement. It could have...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 8, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 220 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON THE THREE FOOT BUFFER LAW?

"Three Feet for Safety" Law Goes Into Effect Today 09/16/2014. Under this new law, motorist are required to give at least...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 6 comments | 296 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DOMESTIC VIOLANCE

Recent NFL player arrests for domestic violence has brought this crime of domestic violence to the surface where it has never...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 14 comments | 479 Views

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BROWN OUT NEXT THURSDAY 09/25/2014

PG&E has sent out letters to approximately 2,000 residents in the South Muirwood Drive (Foothill High School Area) that the...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Sep. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 171 Views

AROUND TOWN

MAIL IN BALLOTS NEED TWO STAMPS

If you are mailing your ballot, it will need two stamps. I hand carried our ballots to the Post Office. Each ballot cost...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Oct. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 115 Views

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ZONE 7 WATER AGENCY PRESS RELEASE WOBBLES, CHANGES DURING DURING THE WEEK.

Zone 7 water agency in a press release dated Tuesday October 21, 2014 announced a rate increase of 3% for 2015 and 2016,...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Oct. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 178 Views

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STEVEN CARLSON FOUND GUILTY OF MURDERING 14 YEAR OLD TINA FAELZ

Jury said guilty....

Original post made by Michael Austin on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Cosmic-Charlie, on Oct 30, 2014 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 277 Views

AROUND TOWN

NEW STRAIN INFLUENZA GOING AROUND

This years flue shot may not provide protection from this new strain going around. This new strain H3N2 is a mutation of...

Original post made by Michael Austin on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Dec 9, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 294 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Climate Bill & Nuclear & Atmospheric Warming

The Climate Change Bill reads: "... nuclear power plants virtually eliminate emissions of greenhouse gases ..." Yet:...

Original post made by Michael L. Wagner on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Michael L. Wagner, on Oct 2, 2009 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 1860 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Litter at Sports Park skate park

I am rather disgusted at the litter that seems to build up at the skate board park. There are at least 3 trash cans that...

Original post made by Michelle on Mar. 3, 2007
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 22, 2007 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 3034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Great Information about School Budget

If you want to hear with your own ears the Pleasanton School Board and the City Council talk about the Pleasanton School...

Original post made by Michelle on Mar. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cigarette Butts

Yesterday I was driving down Valley and saw what I thought was steam coming up from the middle of the road where a small...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 10 comments | 2014 Views

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Is anyone else underwhelmed by the outlets?

I visited the outlets this week for the first time and I was totally underwhelmed. The traffic has died way down which really...

Original post made by Michelle on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Love the new Mall, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help Out Donlon Elementary: Very simple to do

Hello- If you shop at Gene's Fine Foods on Hopyard at the end of your transaction ask the clerk to put your tab toward Donlon...

Original post made by Michelle Flanagin on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michelle Flanagin, on Dec 17, 2010 at 8:11 pm | 3 comments | 1631 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

ROMNEY SCORES A BIG ONE

Let me start off by stating that I am a middle of the pack Republican. With that being said, I am thrilled at the results...

Original post made by Middle of the Pack on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Debater, on Oct 7, 2012 at 12:23 am | 69 comments | 4341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Corn Growing at Fairgrounds?

Does anyone know who planted the crop of corn growing near the fairgrounds?...

Original post made by Midwesterner on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Seriously, on Aug 15, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 15 comments | 2348 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What's with SOME bike riders around Ptown lately?!

In less than two days, it's been an almost unfortunate and always frustrating situation when some (not all), bike riders...

Original post made by MiffedPtownDriver on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Get the facts, on Oct 6, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 5 comments | 2036 Views
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